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Doctor insights on: Perms Hair

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Can you get fungus in your perm hair?

Can you get fungus in your perm hair?

Unlikely: Am not entirely sure what you mean but it is not usual to develop fungal infection in hairs because they have undergone permanent wave treatment. ...Read more

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Can i perm my hair with skin lupus?

Can i perm my hair with skin lupus?

Yes: It should not be a problem if done with mild perm like "soft body" perm and you do not have scalp involvement. ...Read more

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What time in the pregnancy can I perm my hair?

What time in the pregnancy can I perm my hair?

Avoid 1st trimester: Harm to babies by perming hair has not been proven, but it is wise to minimize exposure to toxic chemicals during pregnancy- but this is esp. Important in the 1st trimester, when toxic exposures are most likely to cause birth defects. I would avoid throughout pregnancy to be safe, but there is no evidence it is harmful in later pregnancy- see http://aje.Oxfordjournals.Org/content/149/8/712.Full.Pdf. ...Read more

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Is it okay to perm my hair while pregnant ? I got a relaxer today and I am 6weeks and 4 days does hair chemicals harm the baby? Worried help please

Is it okay to perm my hair while pregnant ? I got a relaxer today and I am 6weeks and 4 days does hair chemicals harm the baby? Worried help please

Pregnancy: I would try not to worry about the treatment that you just had. I know that many physicians state that this is an ok practice when pregnant. However, having had children myself, I take a very simple approach. I always tried to avoid any unnecessary procedures, ingestion of unneeded substances or application of anything that was not gentle & known to have risks to my skin. That makes it easy. (: ...Read more

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Will Perming your hair twice before a hair strand test for alcohol remove etg? I have had 2/3 binges over 3 months.

Will Perming your hair twice before a hair strand test for alcohol remove etg? I have had 2/3 binges over 3 months.

I wouldn't: "depend" upon it!!! The Perm may break the sulfhydryl bonds (Sulphur containing bonds holding the protein "together" ((THUS the "rotten egg" smell when the Perm is happeninv) but there is no reason to expect the follicles will "loose" alcohol/drug deposits! Best bet......stop the binges..admit you have a problem..and get help! ...Read more

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No-Lye Hair Perm. Can I use a Regular strength hair perm to straighten my hair and then "fix" my hair afterwards with nourishing ingredients?

No-Lye Hair Perm. Can I use a Regular strength hair perm to straighten my hair and then "fix" my hair afterwards with nourishing ingredients?

Sounds promising: Sounds promising but before using check with the company about your allergies and if they give you the green light I suggest trying a very small amount on a hidden area of your scalp. ...Read more